Professional Service

  • Granite School District, Granite Peaks Adult Education. 2021 - present
  • Entity: National Endowment for the Arts Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works panel. 2021 - present
  • Entity: American Psychological Association Mentor for the Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program. 2021 - present
  • Entity: Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research Peer Reviewer. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Social Work Education Peer Reviewer. 2014 - present
  • Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers. Board member as Research and Publication Chair. 2012 - 2016

Internal Service

  • Faculty Search Committee, chair, for an assistant career-line faculty with admission focus. Chair, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Academic Senate Executive Committee. 2021 - present. service.
  • CSW Staff Excellence Award Committee. 2021 - 2021. service.
  • MSW Admission Committee. 2021 - present. service.
  • Faculty Search Committee. 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Scholarship Committee. 2020 - 2021. service.
  • BSW Program Committee. Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • Academic Senate. 2019 - 2022. service.
  • Arts-in-Health Innovation Lab. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Funding Incentive Seed Grant Program Committee. 2017 - 2019. service.
  • MSW Research Sequence Chair. 2016 - 2018. service.
  • MSW Advisory Committee. Member, 2014 - 2018. service.
  • Faculty representative of the Academic Appeals & Student Review Committee. 2014 - 2018. service.
  • Member of the PhD Program Committee. 2012 - present. service.
  • Faculty of the Asian Studies. 2012 - present. service.
  • Investigator, Cancer Control and Population Science, Huntsman Cancer Institute. 2012 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • A national learning collaborative to engage social work scholars and leaders in learning about and experimenting with futures and foresight frameworks to energize and expand health-related social work thinking and practice for a rapidly changing future. Social Work Health Futures Lab, 2020
  • honoree in the Research Category, Celebrate U. University of Utah, 2018
  • Professor Off Campus. Tanner Humanities Center, 2016
  • Pilot study on Telehealth Photo Storytelling intervention. University of Utah Faculty Seed Grant, 2016
  • Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholar. University of Utah, 2016
  • Associate Research Dean's Research Award for Productivity. University of Utah College of Social Work, 2016
  • Dean's Scholar. University of Southern California, 2011

Affiliations

  • Children's Oncology Group (COG), Behavioral Sciences Committee and Minority Affairs Committee, 10/2013 - 05/31/2016
  • Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW), Research Chair, 07/2012 - 06/30/2016
  • Association of Oncology Social Workers (AOSW), State representative of Utah, 02/2012 - 06/30/2016
  • Cancer Control and Population Sciences (CCPS), Investigator, 08/2011 - present
  • Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW), member, 06/01/2011 - present